Cannabis enthusiasts know the benefits that marijuana presents to the world and have been fighting for it to be removed as an illegal substance since the inception of the War on Drugs. The War on Drugs campaign was an utter failure and has continued to hold back various industries, like the cannabis industry, from expanding and helping people in the way that cannabis can. There are tons of medical applications for cannabis and as research continues to expand, even more avenues will open up. Many drugs that have ended up on the illegal substances list initially started as a form of medicine or as a means to subdue various illnesses. So what happened? How does a drug go from having medical value to being placed on the illegal substances list?

To learn more about cannabis and its medicinal qualities as well as how the War on Drugs has shaped the history of cannabis, watch here!

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